Transportation

Senators demand nationwide air bag recall in U.S.

Two U.S. senators demanded Thursday that safety regulators issue a nationwide recall of automobiles with potentially defective air bags that can la ... »

Air bag recall increased to 7.8 million vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said owners of 7.8 million vehicles fitted with air bags manufactured by Japan’s Takata C ... »

Coralville business gets federal contract

Beginning in December 2015, up to 1,000 truck drivers will have their logbooks and licenses inspected while moving at highway speed, and a Coralvil ... »

Fairfax, Cedar Rapids raise issues about Highway 100 design change

By B.A. Morelli, The Gazette

CEDAR RAPIDS — Officials in Cedar Rapids, Fairfax and with the Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organizatio ... »

Public weighs in on how to improve Corridor travel

NORTH LIBERTY — Brady Dorman recently moved from Cedar Rapids, where he works, to Iowa City, where his wife works. So, both are familiar wit ... »

Fire at Chicago-area air traffic control center impacting flights worldwide

AURORA, Ill. — A fire set by an employee at a Chicago-area air traffic control center led to the cancellation of nearly 1,500 flights at the ... »

GM compensation fund makes first offers to victims, gets more claims

DETROIT — The fund to compensate for deaths or injuries linked to General Motors Co vehicles with faulty ignition switches this week made i ... »

Google, Mercedes, Audi get California permits for self-driving cars

California issued its first 29 permits this week to three companies to test self-driving cars on public roads, state officials said on Thursday.

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Airport launches five-year parking update

Travelers and visitors to The Eastern Iowa Airport will see a lot of construction over the next five years, including repairs and upgrades to the f ... »

Detour on Edgewood Road at Highway 100 Delayed to Tuesday

A planned detour of traffic on Edgewood Road NE for construction of an overpass at Highway 100 has been delayed until Tuesday morning.

Cath ... »

Yearlong Edgewood detour to begin Monday

If traffic delays the past few months on Edgewood Road NE where it meets Highway 100 in Cedar Rapids have caused headaches, what’s ahead may ... »

Washed-out Bertram bridge considered structurally deficient

Of three Linn County bridges damaged in Monday's flooding, only one is on a federal list of structurally-deficient bridges.
The picturesque, ... »

Coralville parking facility latest public project hit by construction

CORALVILLE — It appears Coralville has become the latest victim of a busy local construction market.

The City Council on Tuesday will ... »

CRST announces plan for new headquarters, anchor tenant

CEDAR RAPIDS — City Manager Jeff Pomeranz on Friday called it “a statement building” and promised it will change the city ... »

Study: Airlines among worst in customer service

American and United, the two largest U.S. airlines, also are leading in customer complaints, according to a study released Thursday by the U.S. PIR ... »